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Check How Much Has Been Raised From The Auction Of Armband Ronaldo Threw On The Ground

In football, a lot of controversies arises as a result of irregularities or decisions taken by the officials which do not go well with the players on the field

Most times, referees make mistakes and this is unavoidable as they are human and they are bound to make error and that's why the Football Governing body FIFA, introduced the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) to cub the errors and shortcomings of the referee.

Since the VAR was introduced into major leagues and competitions across the world, it's has been advantageous to some party while to some it's better it wasn't introduced in the first place.

During the World Cup qualifier match between Portugal and Serbia, Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo was denied a goal by the officiating referee who believed the ball didn't cross the line before Mitrovic cleared the ball.

But upon replay, it was noticed that the ball did cross the line before Mitrovic cleared it, since VAR wasn't used in the match, the referees decision stood.

Cristiano Ronaldo was furious and this made him to throw away his captian armband. The armband has now been out up for auction by a group for the surgery of a 6-month-old boy with spinal muscular atrophy.

So far over €7,000bhas been raised in auction.

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